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Discography: Sudan: A Musical History

Much of the music on this program was either recorded by Afropop Worldwide, or gathered through non-commercial sources. Surprisingly little Sudanese music is available on the international market, but here are a few good leads, and hopefully, more in the pipeline!

Here are a list of albums heard on Afropop Worldwide’s Sudan: A Musical History:

Mustafa Al SunniOmni Salam” (Self Produced 2006)

Various artistsThe Golden Era Of Sudanese Music” (Blue Nile Records 2007)

Muhammed El AminVoice Of Sudan” (Haus der Kulturen der Welt 1996)

Mohammed WardiGreatest Hits, Volume 1” (Blue Nile Records 1998)

Hamza El Din, Hamza El DinEscalay (the Water Wheel): Oud Music” Voice and Oud, the music of Hamza El Din, 1971 (Nonesuch 1971, Nonesuch 1971)

Omer IhsasImagine (yellaetkhael)” (Soul Conversations 2007)

Various artistsSudan: Music Of The Blue Nile Province” (AUVIDIS 1996)

Various artistsRough Guide To The Music Of Sudan” (World Music Network 2005)

Emmanuel KembeShen Shen (cry For South Sudan)” (Simple Sussurations)

Emmanuel JalWarchild” (Sonic360 2008)

Various artistsWomen Of Spirit” (Putumayo 1998)


Also look for these recommended titles.

Hamza El DinA Wish” (Sounds True 1999)

Abdel Gadir SalimLe Blues De Khartoum (khartoum Blues)” (Institut du Monde Arabe 1999)

RashaLet Me Be” (Nubenegra 2000)

Emmanuel Jal, Abdel Gadir SalimCeasefire” (World Music Network 2005)

Abdel Gadir SalimThe Merdoum Kings Play Songs Of Love” (Shanachie 1991)